Fireflies were named official state insect in 2019 by Governor Eric Holcomb.
When repainting a room in your home mark the paint and trim colored used on the back of your electrical wall plate.
The Romans believed that September was looked after by the god of fire. So they always expected fires and volcanic eruptions to occur during this month.
Make sure you prune your plants while the weather's still mild. Try to cut your shrubs to about a quarter of their original size and thin out the congested stems to improve air circulation.
Did you know? Pumpkins need the help of bees to grow. Pollinating bees take the seeds from the male plant to the female plant and pumpkins are born.
September was once the 7th month of the year, until the winter months became official on the calendar.
The sapphire is the official birthstone of September. The only naturally occurring thing that can scratch a sapphire is a diamond.
Chrysanthemums are beautiful fall flowers that are available in two basic types: florist and garden. Florist mums make wonderful gifts, but do not do well outside. For landscape use, look for garden mums.
It’s time to relocate plants which have enjoyed being outside for the summer into indoors. To prevent unexpected soil pests from moving indoors, sink each pot in a bucket of water for a few hours before bringing the plant indoors. This process drowns or uncovers any slugs, snails, worms, or beetles hiding below the surface of the soil.
Football season fun fact: the markings on a college football are slightly different from its professional counterpart. There are white stripes painted at either end of the ball to make it easier to spot when it's passed between players.
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